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Byron Shire
March 5, 2021

Double demerits in force

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As if the wet weather wasn’t enough reason to be cautious on the roads over the Australia Day weekend, drivers on the north coast are reminded that double demerit points started at midnight and will be in place until the end of the weekend.

NSW Police are also reminding drivers that their road safety campaign, Operation Safe Return, will be in place from midnight tonight until midnight Sunday. Extra highway police will be on patrol.


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